Mission, Vision, Goals

Our Mission

Students at Orcutt Union School District come first. Our mission is to safely nurture, educate, inspire, and empower our students to successfully navigate and thrive in an ever changing world. 

Our Vision

As the heart of the communities we serve, the Orcutt Union School District will foster high levels of student success through multiple pathways of learning. Our highly trained, dedicated staff will offer all students a world-class education, that leads the way in innovation and creativity, and will be known for its caring, collaborative and inclusive culture.

Our Goals

High Quality Instruction

We will provide and support engaging, high quality instruction, which promotes active learning and maximizes student achievement while creating a positive culture.

  • Implementation of rigorous curriculum
  • Multi-Tiered Systems of Support (MTSS)
  • Assessment & Accountability
  • Physical Education
  • Visual and Performing Arts

Future Ready

We will provide an innovative curriculum, utilizing flexible learning environments that will prepare students to be future-ready, and thrive in a global society.

  • The 4 Cs
    • Critical Thinking
    • Collaboration
    • Creativity and Innovation
    • Communication
  • Character and Citizenship Development
  • CTE and Career Pathways
  • Cultural Understanding
  • Adaptive Learning Spaces

Professional Development & Wellness

We will provide our staff inspiring, relevant, and meaningful, learning and wellness opportunities in a safe supportive environment, to prepare for the ever-changing needs of our district.

  • Professional Learning Communities
  • Effective Professional Development
    • Cutting-Edge presenters
    • Flexible times
    • Coaching
    • Choice
  • Staff Wellness

Whole Child Approach

We will provide inspiring, creative, healthy and safe environments that nurture imagination and compassion; fostering engaged, supported and challenged students.

  • Social Emotional Learning
  • Positive Behavior Intervention and Supports (PBIS)
  • Mindfulness
  • School Safety


We will be good stewards of our resources and pursue new avenues to support the goals of our


  • Finances
  • Infrastructure
  • Human Resources
  • Community
  • Facilities and Grounds


The Orcutt Union School District does not discriminate against individuals based on actual or perceived race, religion, color, national origin, ancestry, age, marital status, pregnancy, physical or mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, veteran status, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sex, or sexual orientation. Compliance Officer: Susan Salucci, Assistant Superintendent, Human Resources/Discrimination/Equity & Title lX Compliance Officer, 500 Dyer Street, Orcutt, CA 93455, Email: ssalucci@orcutt-schools.net, Phone: 805-938-8909. See district policies at http://www.orcuttschools.net/district_information/legal_notices/title_IX